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this is australia and new zealand. nonow at turn of the century, united states is pushing forward with technology and the market economy and they have a lot of good public health things being done and the rest of the world that is dominateing, india and china, but in the 60's they missed. the market economies are good and they grow their economies an they are catching up. today when we land, 2010, these are the countries that borrow money to the richest when they have their problems. >> i mind this raises two questions,r two amazing results from this. there have been thousands of years of human history and everyone w stuck on the lower left for thousandsof years, it has en 200 years that you have all of this activity and how come some countries are still stuck? >> it is easy to understand. the best message today is that most of the african countries are now in fas economic growth. they have corrected the wrong market ideas they had 20 years ago, and they have a much better ucation than, -- and tanzania is similar to thailand in 1972 and soon we will see african countries doing good. >> this is wo
brennan and jon lapook. mark strassman on a new technology that could stop deadly drunk driving accidents. >> the optical signature registers above .08, then the vehicle will prevent you from moving. >> and with elephants under siege by poachers, m. sanjay meets a woman who has become a foster mother raising baby elephants until they can care for themselves. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> good evening. scott is off. i'm rebecca jarvis. in a few hours, the u.s. will go over the fiscal cliff which could trigger across-the-board tax increases and billions in spending cuts. however, there is hope for a soft landing. senate republican leader mitch mcconnell and president obama said today a deal was close. but late in the day house leaders announced they will not vote on a deal tonight. they're waiting for the senate. so what happens now? we have two reports beginning with nancy cordes on capitol hill. nancy, good evening. >> good evening to you, rebecca. it looks like the deadline pressure finally prompted a meeting of the minds today. negotiat
-- these are independent technologies. but what came first, most often, was a water supply system. the basic system is essentially the same as we used back in the 19th century. and in some cases, some of the same pipes. grusheski: philadelphia was the first american city to develop a water system and to take on as a municipal responsibility water delivery to all of its citizens. when william penn laid out the city, he actually chose a spot of land that had a lot of groundwater. however, by 1730, 30,000 people lived within the first seven blocks of philadelphia, next to the delaware river. well, 30,000 people caused filth in the city and polluted their water sources. the groundwater was not potable. and in one year, 1/6 of the population died of yellow fever. now, they didn't know at the time that yellow fever was carried by mosquitoes. but the health issue was major in that first movement to build a water system. narrator: so they set out to find the cleanest source of water. although the majority of philadelphia's water now comes from the delaware river, early engineers found that development alon
technologies, but they're things that are enough proven you should take a bit of a risk and you should show others it can be done. >> we're showing the world, suddenly had wind turbines which they didn't have before. so, our team realizing that time would change, and realizing where the opportunities were today, we said, you know what, we started out as really something to control wind as an asset, when you combine today's technology becomes something entirely different. >> wind turbines in an urban environment is a relatively new concept. there are a few buildings in other major cities where they have installed wind turbines on the roof. and wind turbines in buildings are effective. >> the discussion was do we do that or not? and the answer was, of course. if they're not perfect yet, they're building a building that will last 100 years. in 100 years someone is going to perfect wind efficient turbines. if these aren't right, we'll replace them. we have time to do that. >> the building that's two renewable energy generations. wind turbines located on the north facade. two different levels of
of economy and entrepreneurship and high-technology industries. gerri: so what if we compare favorably with a lot of developed countries out there -- what would be the practical effect? >> it will slow the flow of venture capital and investment for high-technology companies. if you think about every major high-tech company like apple or microsoft or ebay or amazon, they were all nurtured by high income people putting money in early on to these startup companies. we dramatically cut the capital gains tax rate from 40% to 20% before, so wt we are going to do is kill america's entrepreneurial economy. gerri: let's get into the details of this. why you would want to keep these capital gains taxes low. you say it is an issue of double taxation. >> that's right. corporate profits are taxed at the corporate level. and they are taxed again at the individual level. with the dividend and capital gains taxes. george bush, to his credit, tried to do somethg about that and he chopped the dividend and capital gains tax down to 15%. the effect of that was to reduce the incentive for corporations to t
not to mention the technological revolution. >> host: professor, have lost gatekeepers of news? >> guest: that is an essential seem we live in the world that we call will tie axa reality that we mean the way information could become public information it is much more fluid you could even argue you do not need gates because the walls have come down. what is newsworthy or what goes by role is different from the period just prior. but the larger point* is we cannot compare what we h cannot compare what we have now to what preceded the 50 years of broadcast news. we have four or five media regimes that the relationship with political elites are different. to assess what is better bad not delicate just what we have lost or gained with pride tat seiche -- broadcast news but realism or partisan price or the progressive era the issue in front of us not3 the issue in front of us not good or bad that what is good or bad about it. how to maintain and limit to what is bad. >> host: the title of your book "after broadcast news", what have we lost as opposed to the abc, cbs, nbc era? >> guest: we have
. further development also requires new technology for drilling and surveying. but the country is taking steps to bring its goals into reach. manila hosted an international meet williing for countries tha geothermal power. >> it's an exchange of experiences, knowledge as well as technology transfer. >> reporter: the organizers also hosted the tour of geothermal power stations in the philippines. the delegation from kenya visited this facility. the visitors found that japanese technology is widely used in the philippines. a japanese firm constructed this plant. 33 years later, it is still operating at full capacity. >> we are very impressed because of the standard, the availability rate is over 95% which means that it is available most of the time. we feel that this is an example we hope to emulate. >> reporter: a japanese government official also joined the tour. like the philippines, japan has a high level of volcanic activity. it is the third largest g geothermal reserves in the world. but geothermal makes up less than 3% of the energy mix. the accident at the fukushima nuclear plant i
that certainly san francisco sits in the seat of such technological developments that are really evolving and reshaping the world on so many fronts, biotech, biomedical, engineering feats. will could not understand why we could not board and eight with the technology available, state-of-the-art information system. for our citizens. thank you very much. i am very excited. it seems as though we are exponentially improving. i don't expect that we will wait another 10 years for similar reports. i am expecting that certainly within the next year we will be 10 steps further ahead. a few years ago it would've taken longer. i am very excited about this and excited that we can share this discussion with the police department commission. as far as the development of justice. thank you very much to all of that been involved. very critical. >> commissioner kingsley? >> ms. young, thank you very much for your report. it is very interesting. some of the questions i had have been addressed by commissioner schwatz's comments. i wanted more clarity around the timing and history of this. is 2012
. inspections can be done with various technologies, often by a robot... or personally by a technician on a bicycle. sensors detect breaks, cracks, and weaknesses in the pipe. man: we have roots at this cap lateral at 79. narrator: tree roots can grow into the pipe, splitting it apart. man: more light roots at 69. narrator: sometimes they may even find fully collapsed sections. after gathering the data, utilities can assess the need for rehabilitation. sinha: you have to choose the rehabilitation technique so that the life of the pipe can be extended 30 years, 40 years, 50 years. allbee: any asset has an optimal investment strategy. if you're making investments in that asset too early, or too late, you're wasting money. it costs about three times as much to fix a system once it's failed. so it's all about finding that right point where the dollars should flow toward that asset. narrator: but finding the funds to evaluate and rebuild these assets is an ongoing struggle. johnson: there is a gap between what's being spent by municipalities and water supply systems and what needs to be spe
technology means their workday isn't 9:00 to 5:00. it's 5:00 to 9:00. >> because we have wireless access, you can work wherever. >> we can be in the kitchen. we can be in our bedroom. we can be here in the living room. >> with a masters and a law degree each, they're not exactly underachievers. joe logs 12-to-15-hour days as vice president of an internet travel website. i have been told that you will get up in the middle of the night to do emails. >> sometimes i can't sleep and i'll get up at 2:00 or 3:00, yeah, to do emails. definitely. >> you're shaking your head. >> or you'll set your alarm also at 4:00--you know, to wake up at 1:00, 2:00 in the morning. >> i do, i do. >> christina works a few hours less than joe as vice president of a charter school company. she says she is no match for her husband in terms of gadgets. >> oh, i have the absolute bare minimum, i think. i have two cell phones, a personal and-- >> that's the bare minimum, america, two cell phones. >> yeah, listening to that-- the bare minimum. >> the two cell phones the bare minimum. >> sorry. it's christina mireles. it's ab
in motion control technology, with a thriving defense unit, a $2.5 billion company that employs 8,400 people, takes a major hit. that's >> i encourage my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to spend last time and instead pass a -- family, seniors, and small business owners. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired, for what purpose does the gentlewoman from florida rise? without objection. ms. wilson: today is new year's eve. while we debate going over the fiscal cliff, there are some people in america planning to shoot their guns in celebration at midnight. put down those guns. millions of people have died or been injured due to this custom. put down those guns. if i were in my district of miami today, i would be participating in a press conference that we started 10 years ago calling an end to this deadly custom. as a result, celebratory gunfire has largely disappeared from our county. it is a result of repeated demands and media events over and over again. now people get it. remember, what goes up must come down. bullets are no excep
. that was because western societies degenerate technology and political networks that seem to have conquered the glow. at this point is not only possible to go around the world but it has become a popular pastime. representations of doing a circumnavigation became playful, enticing, even joyous. there were costs, not all of them hidden but they seem to be outweighed by the glories of making an easy swing of around the planet. over the 20th century and out into the early 21st century, the confidencconfidenc e has given way to doubt. technological new forms of travel, special airplanes and rocket propelled space capsules, extreme danger that faded during the relatively safe 19th century equal, it's now clear that imperialism has smooth the way for most further circumnavigators under political and social conditions that would be unwise and unjust to perpetuate let alone read create. above all there's a growing sense the planet is again beginning to fight back or shrug us off. now off. now that environment across of planetary domination has begun to haunt us. we live with all three legacies of a
. >> commissioner kingsley: curious as to whether or not we were following the technology. >> you mean speaking into something and have it automatic to dictate into english? >> well yes but on a more professional level, a particular software application developed. (off mic) >> the best thing is to have an interpreter. >> commissioner kingsley: a real person, absolutely. thank you very much. >> commissioner chan? >> commissioner chan: in terms of the reference to psas, says we are televised, we can educate the public on how to make it was reported you are involved in domestic violence. can you describe what the issues were, and how we can collaboratively address the issue? here is how it works. when there's a problem you go to the department or the commission and we address it. >> one thing that sandra had spoken about in our workshop is that there was an issue where psa may not have known severity of the walk-in who had some type of an issue. prior to me get in there. if you have an issue, and you don't speak, don't leave. the last thing we want to do is have the person leave. if t
's door, her only hope of survival is top secret technology that transformed her into the bionic woman. and, apparently, the first female cyborg sometimes had a soft approach to violence. - so, the bionic woman, uh, throws a teddy bear at a guy, a sniper in a helicopter, and knocks him out of the helicopter, from i don't know how many yards away. like, three football fields, and a plush toy hits his leg, and he fall-- i'm like, "were your legs made out of cotton candy?" - "stop-- i have a stuffed animal, you nazi." who does this? - but, when it came to home economics, she was the ultimate cleaning machine. - well, because i have to juggle so many things, i shoot "open house," the "live" show. i'm a new mom, i have a husband, everyone's hungry all the time. if i had the powers that the bionic woman had, i think i could do it all a little bit easier. - jaime sommers, first of all, was a great cook. she was the bionic betty crocker. she can cook without a mixer, and she can roll pastry dough a million miles a minute. - the bionic woman's cyborg partner in fighting crime, the six million d
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of losses. >> thank you. >>> when we come back, we've got some wild predictions for technology in the new year. how about facebook buying netflix? how about microsoft taking over research in motion? and wait until you hear what experts are saying about apple. >>> and what are the best bets for the market in the new year? three of wall street's investing pros give you their best ideas the the back half of the show. you cannot afford to miss them. >> also we'll get the view from top lawmakers. we have representative barrasso and yarmouth. along with our own maria bartiromo on the fiscal cliff. stay tuned. you're watching cnbc the first in business worldwide. i've always had to keep my eye on her... but, i didn't always watch out for myself. with so much noise about health care... i tuned it all out. with unitedhealthcare, i get information that matters... my individual health profile. not random statistics. they even reward me for addressing my health risks. so i'm doing fine... but she's still going to give me a heart attack. we're more than 78,000 people looking out for more than 70 milli
. innovation and technology has made it possible for the traffickers to recruit their victims. internet has transformed the landscape of human trafficking. the san francisco police department has adopted a victim centered philosophy which prevents victims from being treated like perpetrators. we work closely with advocacy groups such as asian-pacific legal outreach in numerous volunteer specifically trained in helping the victims. partnership with these advocates ensures that the victims have the resources and assistance to rebuild their lives. a -- is a law enforcement tool that allows victims report crimes without fear of deportation. a u visa is a temporary four-year visa. -- has been designated to issue the visa is by reviewing the applicant's background. the final determination is made by the united states customs and immigration service. in 2011, we received 318 requests for u visas. this year we expect to review 994 cases. the special victims unit leads the way setting the standard for best practices in law enforcement. tvu has several members that our instructors who t
in the 21st century. we are providing leadership in all areas that govern this country. technology, health, academia, commerce, art, entertainment, and government. today, we must come together, not only in celebration, but an acknowledgment of the work that lies ahead. we understand that this is a global economy. the opportunities are ones that we can only surpassed if we come together. we can win the future if we dream together, if we work together. as a society, as an economy, the best is yet to comment. let me leave you with this last idea. every moment affords us an opportunity to change the world. let's seize that moment in each and every moment that succeeds that moment and let's do that together in celebration of our asian-pacific heritage and recognition of the great heritage as all the people that make up san francisco and california. we will truly honored this month, our heritage and our future. thank you very much. [applause] >> ok. all right. we have some competition on the stage right now. >> a couple of other people we need to thank. we have a bunch of co-hosts, the san franc
. >> the iranians are being continuing to amass technologies, learning how to enrich uranium, stockpiling low enriched uranium and it's getting to a level in which particularly one of iran's major rivals in the region, israel, is sounding the alarm bells and saying that the iranians are getting too close. >> graeme lawson, a great historian of the cuban missile crisis said that the iran nuclear issue is the cuban missile crisis in slow motion. (instrumental music) >> and north korea continues to make itself heard, regularly testing nuclear missiles despite international condemnation. >> it's estimated that the next time north korea tests a nuclear weapon it could be by highly enriched uranium, whereas the last two were believed to be through the plutonium route. so this is very problematic, not just because north korea having lots of fissile material is a bad thing, but north korea has a tradition of selling off anything that can garner hard currency on the open market. >> and though the soviet empire is a thing of the past, china is echoing the aspirations of its predecessor. >> there's no q
no to a cigarette, you celebrate a little win. nicoderm cq, the patch with time release smart control technology that acts fast and helps control cravings all day long. ♪ quit one day at a time with nicoderm cq. special coverage of the fiscal cliff negotiations. but we wanted to tell you, once again, secretary of state hillary clinton has been hospitalized. that being confirmed this hour by phillipe rhines at the state department. in the course of a follow-up exam today, secretary clinton's doctors discovered a blood clot formed stemming from the concussion she sustained several weeks ago. she's being treated with anti-coagulants at new york presbyterian hospital so they can monitor the medication over the next 48 hours. her doctors will continue to assess her condition, including other issues that may be associated with the concussion and then determine if further action is required. you may remember that she had a severe stomach virus and became severely dehydrated, and then we learned, in the middle of december, that after she canceled an overseas trip, that she had fainted and because of t
reports that apple is building a device using a chip some blew tooth technology. it's claimed the watch would feature a 1.5-inch touch screen and include siri. the device could launch within the next six months. >> if you happen to receive a new tab lt. computer or smartphone this holiday season you can be connected to 'abc-7 news all the time. you can downtown load our alarm app to all your phones and our abc-7 news app is also available. >> ten office thousands on the streets of pasadena and millions more around the country will ring in the new year with the 124th null tournament of roses parade. for the first time ever a couple will be married while riding in the parade. the man and woman from virginia, won a national contest to be the lucky couple on the love float, and for the first time in six years, disney has a float entered in the parade. the 125-foot long float has 45 moving parts. >>> you can watch the tournament of roses parade new year's morning at 8:00 a.m. right here on abc-7 and abc-7 news sports anchor mike shumann is heading to pasadena to cover the rose bowl. his repo
and technology is the guy than there was a theory that on me just was not a good candidate and did not connect very well and was somewhat awkward. remember when he went to michigan and said trees were the right to heighth. the actual quote was a love this state. it seems right that the trees are the right height. [laughter] away from here i find no trees in that please. no trees as such a perfect height as these. can never be at ease with trees that grow higher than one's knees or too high to splinter in the breeze. wisconsin can have their bragging rights on cheese and colorado is where you take your skis and connecticut as lyme disease. [laughter] and another visa my prepared to sneeze but here we have the perfect height of trees. [applause] according to that theory romney was not a good candidate they should have been nominated somebody else. also a theory there were demographically behind and did not understand the people they were appealing to was no longer in the majority i tried to help them out when they were looking for a vice presidential candidate. i did a phone call to the cuisine
bluetooth technology. they claim the watch would feature a 1.5 inch touch screen. according to sources, the device could launch within the if next six months. >> star trek director is making a dying fantasy dream come true. it doesn't come out until may of next year. a fan diagnosed and given weeks to live wantedo t see a nine minute clip before he died. he tried to see it during the preview but it wasn't shown in his region. man's wife posted a plea for help. the site's poster rally joining them and few days, director contacted the dying man. he will give a special screening and not just the nine minute screening but a rough cut of the entire film. >> it's cold out there. temperatures are in the 30s in parts of the bay area. this is how it looked from high definition mount tamalpais camera. we are seeing clear and bright moonshine. enjoy. that live doppler 7-hd not picking up any returns at all. current readings, it is in the 30s already. 39 napa as well as santa rosa. we have 48 in san francisco. 41 in livermore. 41 in san jose and los gatos checking in at 42 degrees. here it is. a c
is ted wong with webcor obayashi. we had two engineers being guest lectures at the technology part of tech 21. so they already had their presentations earlier this month. i was going to give you an update on our collective veterans hiring effort. i'm happy to say that we have two of our founding members in the room with us, manny flores and paula ressa of the carpenter's union. back in april we commenced a veteran's hiring steering committee, if you will, to look at issues of veterans geting into the construction field. we subsequently had two working group meetings with alameda workforce investment board, representatives, the edd there, as well as the carpenters' union and city build, as well as mission hiring hall. and what we came up with was essentially we found out that you needed to connect the dots with veterans hiring and a lot of organizations are out there working to support veterans, but nobody is really talking to each other and they are trying to individually reach out to employers and not really in a cohesive fashion. with unions and companies and cbos we needed to d
leadership in technology and helping us lead this whole bay area to a wonderful success, thank you and congratulations. of course if willie brown isn't here today i'm going to continue thanking the honorable willie brown for his wonderful leadership. as you know he and i continue to be partners in crime but he often says keep treating the board of supervisors like your misstresses. i keep telling him, not ever having had a mistres, i don't know what that means. he means in a very playful way. you can remind him about that. anyway, it's again my honor to be here today to welcome all of you to acknowledge the wonderful work that you all do and of course to give my support to the commission on the status of women. emily, you and the commission have done wonderful work. keep doing that job, keep reminding us what we have to do, keep the agenda in front of us and keep educating our public. you know, our public sometimes in the enjoyment of success and our city is becoming more and more successful, we sometimes might have those moments that we forget how we got here. one of the t
we can do. we are coming up with computers and tablets and handhelds. if we can put that technology there we will work towards that goal. >> my question goes back to the ongoing issues. i would gather that this topic has been raised already with the police commissioner or discuss discussed at the commission level. the concern with immigrant communities is that interaction with the police could lead to either party, both parties, being deported and how that is being - whether there is training that sensitizes the least of this, or how is it handled? >> commissioner, it's been the policy of the san francisco police department since the sanctuary city ordinance was passed over 30 years ago, before i became a police officer, it isn't just something we need to train to. it's always know. i can assure anyone watching on tv at this commission, san francisco is a sanctuary city. we are here to help regardless of your country of origin or language. we are working hard as you can tell to figure out the language. chief beal spoke about me doing those interviews. i don't speak k
, even in the face of all these technology companies that are coming here and helping us uplift our economy, even within that success, you hear me talking about the people who aren't getting those jobs, the people who are making decisions everyday in our streets, in our community, and i will not be mincing words -- it is in the bay view. in in the visitation valley. it is in the mission where their dispute resolution is at the end of a gun and this is the way they're talking. this is the way they're dealing with each other and then with anybody who attempts to interfere with that. you have heard me say even with the success of all of our departments and everything that they're doing i can't give a job to a dead youth no matter what we do, and so i can have the best training programs. i can have a high number of jobs available. eric mcdonald and i can create 10,000 jobs in the summer, but if our youth are resolving their differences with the point of a gun or the end of a knife those jobs are never going to be available to them. how do we interrupt that violence? i cannot put i
technology companies coming in that will not allow me to rest. that is not something i say makes me so happy. i am happy if every community in the city experiences the hope that others have in the city and you can't do that if you have a lot of violence so thank you very much for being here today and i invite you to continue dialoguing with us and consider this yet another beginning of this effort that we will continue on and on. thank you. [applause] >> thank you mr. mayor. let me pause here just before we bringure our next speaker and presenter to acknowledge each of the members of clergy and faith leaderships, so if you're here and a part of clergy or faith leadership if you would stand please. [applause] >> thank you so much. again the mayor has declared and is committed to engaging faith community as part of this set of strategies so with that there aren't any faith leaders in our community that stand larger than our pastor of third baptist, the president of the san francisco chapter of the naacp and grateful for his leadership in all of the issues surrounding san francisco. please
saw gains of at least 2% in technology, energy and materiapa related stocks. financials were the strongest group this year, rising overr 26%. consumer discretionary stocks advanced over 20% as well. while the defensive health care group added 15%. those banking shares got an added boost today on word that banks could soon reach a $10 billion settlement with u.s. regulators over foreclosure abes. the biggest winner on word of a potential settlement, bank of america. its shares added a quarter, to $11.60. it was the biggest winner on the dow this year. some positive analyst comments on facebook sent shares higher. b.m.o. capital says it's doubling its price target to $32 a share. it says facebook may benefit from a pick up in ad spending. facebook added $0.70 to $26.60. it looks like apple's mini ipad is a big hit in china. apple's stores both on the mainland and in hong kong are reportedly either out of stock or have tight supplies. apple climbed nearly 4.5% to close at $532. some big changes over the weekend at zynga. the online game maker slashed 11 games from its library as
technology, media treats an election. i remember the debate. the first debate. won by romney. the way i was looking at it. obama is not doing bad. not doing great but basically you got to knock out the champ to beat him. it didn't see a knock-out. all my friends like sean hannity, i sit next two on twitter and they're scoring the debate minute by minute, everything going on in social media. in that case, romney was the winner. that's true with fundraising. each campaign raised $1 billion. how much money is that? for what? >> andrea: how could you think that obama was doing just okay job? just h -- >> juan: i thought he was doing fine. >> andrea: the only person in the world. i wish you for my math teacher in high school. >> greg: mitt lost. like talking about the game won by the last place team. it doesn't matter. >> eric: not surprised this is the big story. >> juan: how many hours did we spend talking about the election? >> eric: hours. >> juan: thank you. >> andrea: give him a mulligan. do another one. eric, what about you? >> eric: my favorite story, i don't why, but the red bull, t
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sanctions. according to documents object stained by reuters in late 2010, wally technologies offered to sell hewlett packard equipment offered to sell components to a mobile phone operator. can you walk us through the latest findings here. >> the latest findings -- i've been writing all year about how iran, despite tightening global sanctions by the u.s., europe and other countries has continued to manage to obtain sophisticated u.s. technologies with the complicity of a number of foreign companies. the one i wrote about today is flaway, which is the world's second biggest telecommaker in china. basically, i came upon documents which showed in late 2010 flaway attempted through a chinese intermediary to sell at least 1.3 million euros worth of hewlett packard equipment to iran's largest mobile phone operator. th this, of course, would be illegal. they say this never happened, but they don't dispute that this offer was made. >> and what about hewlett packard's role? >> hewlett packard, it turns out has an agreement with flawei in which they are allowed to sell its systems and equipment. but w
and run down a street with it. >> nobody does that crap. it's 2012. >> you don't need technology. >> no technology! >> maude: in the movie, they take away... >> cooper: right. >> maude: ...the wi-fi out of the house. and they actually did take the wi-fi out of our house. >> cooper: visiting apatow's home feels like stepping into an apatow movie. why did you take the wi-fi out of the house? >> apatow: we think there's electronic waves which do bad things to your brain. >> cooper: oh, okay. >> apatow: we don't have any proof but... >> cooper: do you like having your whole family in your movies? >> apatow: yeah, no, i really like it. it's kind of like this. like this is what the day is like. they are weirdly comfortable together and funny, and it's nice to, you know, see them every day. >> cooper: how did it start? how did you...? >> apatow: i just thought it would be interesting to see a real family in a movie, because it's always frustrating that you can tell the kids aren't the kids of those actors. >> cooper: do you ever find it too personal? like discussions you've had end up i
technology. they find a myriad of ways to apply it. when they began to apply it, they have to collaborate. at that point it will start to organize itself in ways we cannot imagine. do ise're trying to engineer the world -- a world movement. >> if i can ask you to keep it brief so we can maybe take another one. >> you mentioned that some of these movements have fizzled out. the biggest crisis is climate change. what do you think social movements can do to turn this around and make corporations and governments take action? >> i have been working with 350.org and [inaudible] if youy have -- if you have not checked it out, 350.or. -- org. as we have seen with the last election, the discussion was not about the numbers, it was about the emotional logic. hob it cannot argue with the storm. it will comments masher house. even if you are ann coulter, it will smash your house. this is about internalizing science and making the science become part of the cultural vocabulary. the problem with the right-wing agenda with this huge cloud of disinformation is people are very naive and the arts can help
gap as we get better technologically, captain flaherty in preparation for our last meeting with the commission on status of women saw that the stats for db numbers, she felt they were a bit low. she discovered the reporting was for the fiscal year, she got with director giffin and looked at them for the calendar year and indeed they were low. i ordered an immediate audit for all of our numbers and we discovered when we changed over approximately 8,000 police reports hadn't been scanned in for purposes of comstat. that obviously is going to click up our year to date statistics but at least they will be accurate. a lot of these reports were closed cases, warrants, things like that, not necessary of any follow-up but not wanting to risk anything, captain flaherty did an audit of the 106 cases that hadn't been scanned in that would have been svu cases, all had been followed up on, one needed specifically to be assigned and that's been taken so we don't have anything that slipped through the cracks. however, you will notice when you see the final year to date stats for 2012
. but so is the level of employers who anticipate cutting jobs. sales and information technology are the top two positions that can expect a bump up in pay. many americans are still struggling to find work. analysts say the stagnant economy is affecting people of all demographics and all school levels. experts are calling the job seekers a new type of poverty. a veteran nurse has also worked years in marketing. >> i am more than is qualified -- i am more qualified as an emergency room nurse but i am told that i am not qualified to work as a nursing home nurse. >> people in similar situations are coming up with social networking strategies to try to come together. one example, operation boomerang which works to link corporate sponsors with other midlife job-seekers. can find more information on our website kamakura wbaltv.com -- on our website, wbaltv.com. aaa says new year's eve is the deadliest day to be on the roads. is tops foray pedestrian deaths. please be careful out there tonight. >> gallup has released its annual poll of the most admires men and women on the planet. secre
tools and technologies. >> these guys have zero mercy, and they'll tell you exactly what they think about a tool, so let's see how versacut did. [whirring, ♪...] >> wow, that's a fantastic tool. it's nice and light. >> man 2: i've never used anything like this. it's really new, it's different. i like it. it's a new idea. >> man 3: this is nice and compact for detailed work, so i think that's a big advantage. homeowners could use it. professionals could use it. i can see tile setters using it, a lot of flooring people. >> i like that. i like that a lot. whether it's a homeowner, a contractor, a d.i.y.-er, lots of people could use the versacut. even i could use the versacut. >> i like the size of the blade. it's something that's lightweight and easy to use, but yet it's got the power of a bigger tool. i think i'm going to ask my wife to get me one for christmas. >> jennifer: just like the guys out in kansas city, when you pick up a versacut, you'll see how much easier it'll make your next project. >> versacut is lightweight and easy to use. it's designed so you can cut pretty much a
actually did away with coal by having an emissions requirement where there is no technology that will reach it. that will be 1.65 million. the reason i mention these, i could be talking about a lot of different regulations. but if you add up these three regulations, that would be $100 billion in taxes and 3.5 million in terms of the number of people losing their jobs. but the crown jewel of all regulations is to regulate cap and trade. there is a professor at the university, at mit, one of the top guys in the field, and he said regulating co2 is a bureaucrat's dream. if you regulate co2 it would -- the cost would regulate in life. let's look at your state of arkansas and my state of oklahoma. the cost that is regulation, cap and trade, they tried to do it and you remember this, i was on your program talking about this a longtime ago, they tried to do it through legislation. they couldn't do it. and now they are trying to do it through regulation. the cost would be about $400 billion a year. if you take your state of arkansas and my state of oklahoma and do the math, each family that pays, t
% more than leading sonic technology brushes for a superior clean. oral-b power brushes. go to oralb.com for the latest offers. >>trace: in the nfl, if your team made it, congregations, mine did not, but the big news in pro football, unprecedented number of head coaches have been fired, at least seven so far. including the most notable, philadelphia eagles head coach, andy read, the winningest coast in club history, and the head coach of the chicago bears, with 10-6 record but missed the playoffs and san diego cut the coach turner who just missed the post-season for the third straight year. it is anyone's guess who will fill those positions because for now the focus for many fans is which of the 12 remaining teams will win the super bowl? we have the managing editor of the daily national. mike, the most exciting part of our playoffs is the three outstanding young quaterbacks, wilson, and r.g., and andrew. that is amazing. >>guest: amazing they are vying and san francisco 49ers, colin coming out of nowhere and leading a team that made the championship game last year with smith. they w
american military strategy of using weapons and technology to thoroughly pummeled the enemy before a single american soldier was sent into battle. the war also exposed the fact that japan, which adopted some of the capitalistic production methods in america, lacked the essential powers of exceptionalism to employ them fully in wartime. without free speech, free markets, constitutional protection that about great inventors and businessmen to try new ideas and fail without punishment, japan fell behind the u.s. almost instantly. in four years of war, the u.s. produced 17 fleet carriers. japan, one. we go into, for example, two guys viewed as failures our at least not very successful guys, and that would be andrew jackson higgins, who produced an incredible number of craft, landing craft, but after the war was kind of out of business, but especially we look at people like howard hughes. howard hughes is viewed as a giant failure during world war ii because he doesn't produce any weapons that work. everybody knows about the spruce goose. he produces the wooden reconnaissance airplane, very fast
parts of his said administration as a technology bubble that falls apart, he gets rid of the glass-steagall prohibition on the amalgamation of all the financial sector. i cannot see what his legacy was aside from the fact he was a very capable operator. craig huey britain a lot about george h. w. bush and george. w. george you did not care for them? >> i did not. george h. w. bush was a nice guy. he was always sending people thank you notes. he was a nice man. he was a thank you note president. he was not a particularly dynamic leader of any sort. then you get to george w. bush. i cannot imagine it how he could have ever gotten there. you could say that about six or so american presidents. by the time you got to see him in action you wanted to say, george h. w. bush, please come back. the mere fact that jeb bush is making noises in the woodwork is enough. >> barack obama? >> i voted for him in the first race. i did not the second time around. i did not vote for romney either. i don't think he's a leader. i don't think he is a very effective executive. i think he is somebody who is
year with entertainment, politics and technology, including a new website from the creators of twitter. that's a big deal. >> first, we want to say hello to carson daly, hosting new year's festivities tonight. >> hi, mom. >> number nine for you. >> oh, my gosh, yeah. mtv years added in, it's like number 15 i've-in times square. it's a tradition i've grown to love. i heard al say it's almost -- '09 was record cold. and we're going to reach that. >> bundle up tonight. >> you still have to get excited when you're standing there with a million people below you. >> it's fun. it's one of those things like halfway through the show, am i going to do this next year? and then when the ball drops you're like, i'm so lucky to have the greatest seat in the house. we try to bring all the excitement and the danger and the fun that is times square. >> you'll be adding a level of fun this year. >> from "the office," rather than just talking to people, we're asking people on twitter to write us and give us from dares for angela to do. that should make for some -- and in trouble for that reason. >> along
the seats. however, the seats themselves are more comfortable and you get more technology and more amenities as well. >> i heard maybe beds, not only international but long flights? >> yes. if you are a red eye flyer, and a lot of us are, between new york and l.a., san francisco to seattle, expect to see more lie flatbeds, completely lie flat in business class. if you can get them, take them. it's like flying across the ocean while flat. >> body scanners you see in some lines. >> hate those. >> put up the sign like that. are we going to see more of those? they do move you through quicker. >> they do move you through quicker. they're here to stay for the most part. what will be mitigated somewhat are some of the health concerns that are coming out initially, congress has commissioned a study to show that the emission of radiation is safe. you don't have to worry about it affecting your health as well as your dignity. >> lisa gill, thank you so much. >> traveling alone, too, all that space. >> go sit with her. >> lisa, thank you so much. >>> a look back at "today" in 2012. >> first this is "to
for 2012 rurp one of the most exclusive lists. technology industry lobbyist drew litman is behind it. >> never more than 85 people on it. there are a lot of washington power types. heads of arguments, chiefs of stat in the senate, but someone doing energy invest in bali. >> reporter: for nearly 15 years he's hand-picked the group. every year he compiles the best in books, film and movies. members on the list agreed to react with their top picks, too. >> it's really who is really a culture maven. who is going to the movies every weekend like i am. who is reading the most books. any kind of books. >> i think there are a lot of people on the list who feel that they really need to bring their a-game to the list. >> jody arlington heads pr and has been on the list for five years. >> i love reading everyone's responses and discovering -- basically discovering new work. and also sharing the things that have inspired me. >> but who else has action? john leibowitz, and jeff berman, general manager of media for the nfl. tom rosensteel is among them. >> that's actually one of the astonishing th
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